What’s Happening

Leadership Change at PIN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE +++++++++++++++++++ Leadership Change at PIN – The People and Information Network PIN appreciates outgoing leadership and appoints Interim Executive Director Guelph, Ontario | December 1, 2022 |  “Since her appointment in 2020,” says Janet Kaufman, Chair at PIN – The People and Information Network, “Kim Cusimano, executive director, has provided outstanding leadership…

New to Volunteering? Volunteer Guides and more!

Contributing through volunteer involvement is good for you and great for community.  Recent Statistics Canada 2018 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS-GVP) in 2018, about 8 in 10 Canadians volunteered their time; “79% of Canadians aged 15 years and older reported volunteering, either as part of an organization or on their own without…

Notice to Community Members about PIN

NOTICE: Following ratification from PIN’s membership on February 23, PIN has confirmed that it will cease operations, effective March 31, 2023. At that time, this website will be disconnected. If you have questions, please contact: [email protected] Thank you.

Volunteer of the Month

“Volunteering is an act of heroism on a grand scale. And it matters profoundly. It does more than help people beat the odds; it changes the odds” – William J. Clinton. Volunteerism is a noble act that an individual can do for others. Through small acts of heroism, lives are transformed and the world becomes…

The Tools You Need!

It is versatile. It easy to use. You will not need a toolbox or a superhero cape! We have the tools you need to be find a meaningful volunteer opportunity.  Here are the deets: Subscribe! Receive 5 new volunteer opportunities directly to your inbox each week.   Create! By creating a profile, you choose your preferences…

A Community Call to Action

Community Benefit Sector in Guelph Wellington Snapshot A Community Call to Action Guelph, Ontario | November 22, 2022 | Since 2020, PIN – The People and Information Network has led an annual Community Benefit Sector Survey to understand the landscape of nonprofits, charities and grassroots groups that form the socially impactful community benefit sector and…

Grab your shovels, warm your heart and help a neighbour!

Grab your shovels, warm your heart and help a neighbour: Sign up to become a Snow Angel! PIN – The People and Information Network is welcoming residents in Guelph to volunteer as a Snow Angel. In partnership with the City of Guelph, PIN offers a volunteer snow removal service for eligible seniors and persons living…

Richard is one of PIN’s greatest champions!

In 2005, a few years after Richard first discovered the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington, currently PIN – the People and Information Network, he returned to discover what opportunities might be in store for himself. He had recently completed the Volunteer Management Certificate program at Conestoga College and felt it might be a good opportunity…

Holiday Giving Guide Now Available!

“The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” – Terri Marshall Share in the spirit of giving! By donating and/or giving, you can enrich lives in Guelph Wellington. For details on how you can give, visit Holiday Giving Guide…

Do you work with volunteers?

Learn how the 10 Steps of Screening can help you build a solid volunteer engagement program. To support a successful experience for both the volunteer and organization, volunteer screening is an important function. Through PIN’s BestMatch program, we are pleased to offer two sessions on the ’10 Steps of Volunteer Screening’ In this workshop, you…